Al Qaida


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Al Qaida:

see Al QaedaAl Qaeda
or Al Qaida
[Arab.,=the base], Sunni Islamic terrorist organization with the stated goals of uniting all Muslims and establishing a transnational, strict-fundamentalist Islamic state.
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Earlier, the Yemeni security forces arrested Mohammad Abdu Saleh Al Hawdali in a raid implemented on December 30, on an Al Qaida hideout in Hodeida province west of the country.
The first and most obvious point is that children aged 11 have so far not been used by al Qaida for terrorist acts anywhere in the world.
Saeed Pourazizi, a close aide of President Khatami, has been quoted as saying to the Associated Press (AP) on May 22: "If the United States is serious and has any evidence on the presence of Al Qaida in Iran, then they should make their evidence available to us, which will help us identify and track down alleged members of the group".
Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said the Afghan forces were making remarkably quick progress against al Qaida fighters in the valleys, and there were not a lot of ways out.
Soon after, bin Laden publicly declared that Zarqawi was the "Prince of Al Qaida in Iraq" -- and instructed terrorists in Iraq to "listen to him and obey him.
It is normal that Al Qaida choose the military commander to appear on video, justifying the attack as he was in charge of training and sending the cell to the ministry complex and to give militarily justification to the botched attack.
The CIA first used the remotely piloted craft as a strike plane in November 2002 against six alleged al Qaida members travelling in a vehicle in Yemen.
Meanwhile, the US military said it had caught a suspected Al Qaida militant believed to be behind the killing last week of a key Sunni Arab tribal leader in Anbar province.
He added al-Liby was in charge of the Baghdad sector and was either the second or the third man in al Qaida in Iraq.
A national Guardsman is facing charges of attempting to give information to Osama bin Laden's al Qaida network.
Dubai: Two Al Qaida supporters in Qatar and Yemen have been added to the US Treasury Department list of terrorists.
The terrorist group -- here I'm talking about Al Qaida -- has developed a close codependent relationship with Pashtun extremists and separatist groups," he said.